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Remains found in cave termed as ‘unambiguous evidence’ of Neanderthal cannibalism

Remains found in cave termed as ‘unambiguous evidence’ of Neanderthal cannibalism

Recently found bones carried signs of butchery, including indentation where they were smashed to expose the marrow within, marks of knife cuts that must have been used to tear the flesh away.

They were spread across the cave, and mixed with the leftovers of horses and reindeer was also similarly cut and bruised. On placing the skeletons together, scientists made five humans, including four adults and a kid.

NASA’s Dawn Mission hints about Water Ice on Ceres

NASA’s Dawn Mission hints about Water Ice on Ceres

Ceres has been a mysterious dwarf world for astronomers since its discovery in 1801. It is believed that the dwarf planet has hidden water ice. Now, Dawn spacecraft of NASA found evidence showing Ceres has cold traps that may be hiding water ice since a long time.

When goat gazes into your eyes, it may be issuing silent plea for help

When goat gazes into your eyes, it may be issuing silent plea for help

A goat may be pleading for help when itstares into your eyes. It is what has been suggested by a latest goat study, co-authored by Christian Nawroth, researcher of animal cognition at Queen Mary University of London. The study has appeared in Biology Letters.

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft maps ‘cold traps’ on Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft maps ‘cold traps’ on Ceres

U.S. space agency NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has mapped a number of shadowed regions and craters called “cold traps” on Ceres, providing a strong hint that the dwarf planet has enough deposits for possible accumulation of water ice.

Neanderthals participated in Cannibalism: new research

Neanderthals participated in Cannibalism: new research

A new study conducted by Belgium researchers has made a shocking revelation that modern humans’ Neanderthal ancestors had an affinity for cannibalism.

An examination of 40,500-45,500 years old Neanderthal bones revealed obvious signs of cannibalism. The researchers found that the ancient Neanderthal bones were hammered open to reap the bone marrow within.

NASA celebrating Juno’s entry into Jupiter’s orbit

NASA celebrating Juno’s entry into Jupiter’s orbit

As the entire U.S. was celebrating its 240th birthday on July 4th, NASA scientists were celebrating a new milestone as their Juno spacecraft entered Jupiter’s trajectory and started orbiting the giant planet.

Juno will keep circling Jupiter for around 20 months to help scientists study the giant gaseous planet that has been fascinating stargazers since ancient times.

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